Armed robbery in the Spring Park area leads to one person taken to the hospital

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to a person shot in 2900 Spring Park Road.

When JSO arrived, a man in his 20s was being transported to the hospital for being shot in the leg.


He sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

As JSO investigated, they believe it was an attempted armed robbery.

Two adult male victims were in the parking lot of an apartment complex when a Hispanic male wearing a black mask and black clothing armed with a handgun demanded their money. The two victims refused to comply with the suspect and fled on foot. The suspect began shooting and struck one victim, and the other victim was able to hide until police arrived.

Robbery and Violent Crimes Detectives are on the scene, and it is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information related to the incident is urged to contact the Sheriff’s office at 904-630-0500 or go online to JSOCRIMETIPS@JAXSHERIFF.ORG or call the Crime Stoppers hotline at 866-845-TIPS.

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